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Manager of Platform Development

Cox Automotive


Location:
Burlington, VT
Date:
06/21/2017
2017-06-212017-07-20
Job Code:
178434
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Manager of Platform Development
JobID: 178434
Category: Information Technology, Development
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Dealer.com, a Cox Automotive brand, is currently looking for an experienced Manager to join our Core Platform Engineering team in Burlington, VT.

Team Overview:
Our Engineering division is detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate. We thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems, and delivering leading edge software products for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable working with the agile methodology as part of an interdisciplinary team, have experience working in fast-paced environments, and who have passion and skills to take our product offering to the next level.
Job Summary:
The Manager is responsible for assisting scrum teams in the successful creation and delivery of software products to the marketplace.  The Manager is an Engineering leader who effectively guides and builds teams to be successful. The Manager works closely with Engineering Leadership and key stakeholders across the company to execute the strategic priorities of the company, and is responsible for ensuring the morale, productivity, and overall health of the scrum teams continues to improve over time.  The Manager will be responsible for project oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, budget management, and hiring.
Your Role:
  • Works directly with individual contributors to mentor them in advancing their role-specific skills and careers.  Optimizes overall team performance, by coaching individual team members
  • Conceives team structure and constantly seeks opportunities to adjust team structure to maximize agility and efficiency
  • Plan and execute projects based on the product development pipeline
  • Contribute creatively to the product development pipeline
  • Establish a fun, creative and enjoyable environment balanced with strong collaboration and productivity
  • Present issues and risks, and their business impact to management in a timely manner with proposed mitigation.  Actively seeks and removes impediments to team success regardless of where they originate
  • Human resource contributions associated with the team, including recruiting, hiring, performance evaluation, and coaching
  • Collaboration across multiple business units and functional departments to develop and deploy solutions that address key business initiatives
  • Adherence to departmental process and procedure
  • Continuously improves software development productivity, quality, predictability, and team morale
  • Ensure delivery of the highest quality service

Qualifications

Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree is recommended and a Masters degree in related field is desired
  • 6 + years leadership experience in a software development organization, ideally in an Agile environment
What We Look For:  
  • Proven ability to lead and advance software teams
  • Experience with business drivers and how those relate to software delivery
  • Experience with an Agile and SCRUM based methodology
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written
  • Experience and comfort building a distributed organization working in SAFe.
  • Background in program management in a high growth company
  • Exceptional and proven leadership skills
  • Experience managing agile team dynamics
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems independently with creative approaches in in SAFe.
  • Ability to create clear goals and foster accountability/ownership
  • Skilled in balancing risk with time-to-market objectives


About Cox Automotive

 

Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer dot com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, Xtime® and a host of other brands. The global company has 33,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-VT-Burlington-1 Howard Street

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Team Leader

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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